Investing in Women Everywhere

March 31, 2020 09:05

Meet Moshrefa Banu, a 25-year-old quality inspector in the sewing section of a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  She is married and has a young daughter who stays with Moshrefa’s parents in her home village while she works in the city. Moshrefa dreams of one day providing her family with a home of their own. Clouding her dreams are the everyday worries of balancing saving and spending …
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By Bunita Sawhney Women control upwards of 80% of household buying decisions, yet too much of our world was designed without their needs in mind, and without them involved. This results in missed opportunities that hold us all back. The solution is clear: having women—and their perspectives—firmly represented in product development leads to better products for …
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When Angel Roth left the workplace 13 years ago, she took her skills in IT financial services with her. She approached parenting with the same calm outlook she had brought to the workplace: tackling large tasks by breaking them down into manageable pieces, checking each step off along the way and encouraging her children and …
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Empowered women power the world. Women are a vital source of global growth, prosperity and innovation. Their contributions drive commerce, communities and society as a whole. Yet, women find their perspectives underrepresented in important centers of influence and still fight to get their voices heard in some of the most fundamental political, economic and cultural …
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Today, I attended the Women In Payments conference in DC and met some incredible cohorts from the financial technology and services companies. We were there to celebrate the advances that women made at the workplace in the last few years but also to start the conversation around what needed to happen next and how we …
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